May 26, 2007 Subject:
science vs superstition- STILL!
Laws forbidding the teaching of Darwin's theory of Evolution, (the subject of this 1925 song) are unfortunately not a thing of the past! From WIKIPEDIA: "The "Scopes Trial" (Scopes v. State, 152 Tenn. 424, 278 S.W. 57 (Tenn. 1925), often called the "Scopes Monkey Trial") was a watershed in the creation-evolution controversy..."
If only today's argumentative theo-political opportunists had such a sense of humour as we hear in this number...!